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MSU Physicist Gets NSF Early CAREER and DOE Awards

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Huey-Wen Lin, assistant professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Natural Science (NatSci), was recently awarded a five-year National Science Foundation (NSF)…

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Jiayu Zhou

MSU’s Zhou to Improve Lifelong Learning in Computers

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Jiayu Zhou of the Michigan State University College of Engineering is the newest Spartan Engineer to be awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award. The…

Studying Why Cambodian Rice Growers Adopt Modern Technologies

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Socheat Keo, a Cambodian scholar with the Borlaug Higher Education for Agricultural Research and Development program, wants to be the researcher who discovers what factors most influence Cambodian…

Arend Hintze

MSU’s Hintze Teaches Machines to Teach Themselves

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

As published in The SciFi Generation and TechXplore. MSU’s Arend Hintze, assistant professor of integrative biology & computer science and engineering, wrote this piece for The Conversation, an independent collaboration between editors…

Daniel Kramer and iaguo Qi

MSU Studying Ways to Improve Dams

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Michigan State University researchers, equipped with $3 million from NASA, will investigate innovative methods to improve dams so that they are less harmful to people and the environment. Focusing…

Witek Nazarewicz

New Findings on Superheavy Element ‘Oganesson’: Not A Gas

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Scientists at Michigan State University and Massey University have calculated the structure of oganesson, a relatively new element which has proved elusive to study. First synthesized in 2002…

MSU Project Preserves Photography Heritage in Mali

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Since 2011, Candace Keller, associate professor of African Art and Visual Culture in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, has led an international team of photographers,…